Drug Use A Concern for Baby Boomers

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“This is a population that was involved in drug use in their 20s or 30s and have just continued using,” said Pete Delany, director for the Office of Applied Studies at the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

A federal studies snapshot taken between 2002 and 2007 showed that illegal drug use by people in their 50s has increased by 46 percent over a five-year period, from about one in 20 to about one in 10.

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